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Did French police fine homeless persons for not being confined at home in March 2020?

It is a bit unclear at the moment. But it is certainly not just "fake news". It is an ongoing situation with "his word against his", with the police being one "his", and a not particularly trustworthy ...
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Does China have no homeless people?

According to the following photos (Anti-homeless spikes: ‘Sleeping rough opened my eyes to the city’s barbed cruelty’), there are probably homeless people: (at least until 2015-2018 -- the article ...
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Does China have no homeless people?

There are homeless people in China. For example, this video creator is a homeless man in the suburbs of Hangzhou and living in an abandoned villa. After neighbors called the police, he provided his ID ...
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Do homeless people in the USA refuse to work?

It is a myth (at least in 2019) A significant portion of homeless people do have jobs—they just cannot afford to pay rent. Some receive disability income due to physical or mental problems but still ...
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Does China have no homeless people?

I searched out the Ministry of Civil Affairs documents 《2022 年民政事业发展统计公报》 (and similarly for other years) wherein we have statistics for the number of homeless shelters and how much they're utilized ...
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Do homeless people in the USA refuse to work?

There is a fact sheet PDF about homelessness published by the National Homelessness Law Center Homelessness in America: Overview of Data and Causes This states Causes of homelessness Insufficient ...
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Did French police fine homeless persons for not being confined at home in March 2020?

I couldn't find any hard evidence to support the claim. The first article, Police checks, fines fail to keep all the French at home as Macron has ordered (CBC), and this second article, French police ...
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Does China have no homeless people?

The social credit system in China, which gives 1,000 points to all citizens and then adds or deducts dependent on conduct, is reputedly causing homelessness on a huge scale. This situation has been ...
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Did French police fine homeless persons for not being confined at home in March 2020?

No, it has been denied by the relevant police force. France 24, 21-Mar-2020 French homeless charities on Friday accused police of issuing fines to rough sleepers for failing to comply with a ...
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